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An Ode to Grammar Translation

An Ode to Grammar Translation

I admit it—as a language learner I really love certain aspects of the grammar-translation method. I like to learn words, phrases and structures and compare them to those in the languages I already know. Seeing where the gaps are in how the target language maps onto the others, and looking for systematicity in the way … Continue reading

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This is my space for writing, reflection and conversation on ELT, linguistics, educational technology and professional development.

Recent and Upcoming Presentations

→ "Writing Correction in the Linguistically Diverse Classroom." Centre for Learning and Teaching, Dalhousie University, Feb. 6, 2017.

→ "Diverse Approaches to Academic Writing at a Canadian Univesrity", IATEFL Conference, April 5, 2017.

→ "Diverse Approaches to Academic Writing at a Canadian Univesrity", TESL Canada Conference, June 8-10, 2017.

→ "Diverse Approaches to Academic Writing at a Canadian Univesrity", Canadian Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education Conference, June 20-23, 2017.

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